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Strong to severe thunderstorms with heavy rain to continue across the central and southern Plains

Periods of strong to severe thunderstorms will continue across a wide area of the central to southern Plains through Friday. Locally heavy rain can be expected over saturated ground, with areas of flooding and flash flooding. A few of the storms will also produce hail and strong gusty winds, with an isolated tornado or two possible.
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Current conditions at

Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport (KROA)

Lat: 37.32°NLon: 79.97°WElev: 1175ft.

Mostly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed S 5 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1022.1 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 29 May 3:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles NNE Thaxton VA

  • This
    Afternoon

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Scattered
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles NNE Thaxton VA
 37.44°N 79.62°W (Elev. 2631 ft)
1:00 pm EDT May 29, 2015
5pm EDT May 29, 2015-6pm EDT Jun 4, 2015
 
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